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El Dorado County, California (CA)

County population in 2014: 183,087 (65% urban, 35% rural); it was 156,299 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 39,037
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 12,354
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 44,033
Renter-occupied apartments: 18,832 (it was 14,906 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

44%

Land area: 1711 sq. mi.

Water area: 77.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 107 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in El Dorado County: 98.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.9%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 34%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in El Dorado County, California:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (79.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (12.1%)
  • Asian alone (3.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  43.0 years
California median age:  35.0 years
Males: 91,585  (50.0%)
Females: 91,502  (50.0%)

El Dorado County,CA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
El Dorado County:

2.0 people
California:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,365 ($51,484 in 1999)

This county:

$61365
California:

$60190

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $866 (lower quartile is $707, upper quartile is $1,211)
This county:

$866
State:

$1120


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $352,900 (it was $191,500 in 2000)
El Dorado:

$352,900
California:

$373,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $233,800 - $487,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $405,566
Here:

$405,566
State:

$516,149

Townhouses or other attached units: $270,390
Here:

$270,390
State:

$433,209

In 2-unit structures: $277,025
Here:

$277,025
State:

$591,113

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $192,027
Here:

$192,027
State:

$414,303

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,212
Here:

$129,212
State:

$419,085

Mobile homes: $79,400
Here:

$79,400
State:

$79,966

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $49,692
Here:

$49,692
State:

$74,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,074
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $543

Institutionalized population: 911

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 17
  • Assaults: 294
  • Burglaries: 741
  • Thefts: 1520
  • Auto thefts: 15

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 19
  • Robberies: 25
  • Assaults: 244
  • Burglaries: 810
  • Thefts: 1658
  • Auto thefts: 8
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1389 buildings, average cost: $241,000
  • 2001: 1346 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2002: 1637 buildings, average cost: $256,800
  • 2003: 1820 buildings, average cost: $274,700
  • 2004: 1898 buildings, average cost: $279,700
  • 2005: 1466 buildings, average cost: $270,700
  • 2006: 969 buildings, average cost: $310,800
  • 2007: 604 buildings, average cost: $357,300
  • 2008: 283 buildings, average cost: $268,300
  • 2009: 139 buildings, average cost: $275,100
  • 2010: 118 buildings, average cost: $396,000
  • 2011: 141 buildings, average cost: $386,200
  • 2012: 182 buildings, average cost: $406,300
  • 2013: 206 buildings, average cost: $426,400
  • 2014: 162 buildings, average cost: $506,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,267 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,177 (0.7%)

El Dorado County household income distribution in 2009 El Dorado County home values distribution El Dorado County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.3%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.8% for Black residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.3% for American Indian residents, 41.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.0% for other race residents, 12.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.3%
El Dorado County:

12.3%
California:

16.8%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.5% for Black residents, 25.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.3% for American Indian residents, 42.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 44 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 45 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 27 years old, American Indian residents: 40 years old, Asian residents: 38 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)

Area name: Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in El Dorado County is $786 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $959 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1384 a month.

Cities in this county include: South El Dorado, North El Dorado, South Lake Tahoe, El Dorado Hills, Cameron Park, Placerville, Diamond Springs, Pollock Pines, Auburn Lake Trails, Shingle Springs.

El Dorado County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Zip codeCityNumber of testsNumber of tests >= 4 pCi/L
95613Coloma10
95614Cool40
95619Diamond Springs150
95623El Dorado41
95633Garden Valley10
95634Georgetown40
95651Lotus10
95656Mount Aukum10
95664Pilot Hill31
95667Placerville6113
95672Rescue80
95682Shingle Springs421
95684Somerset20
95709Camino90
95726Pollock Pines100
95762El Dorado Hills293
96150South Lake Tahoe626319
96151South Lake Tahoe654164
96152South Lake Tahoe93
96153South Lake Tahoe31
96154South Lake Tahoe66
96155South Lake Tahoe256
96156South Lake Tahoe3721
96157South Lake Tahoe139
96158South Lake Tahoe9244

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Neighboring counties: Bartholomew County, Indiana , Nye County, Nevada , Franklin County, Missouri , Webster County, West Virginia , Carson City, Nevada .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 9,288
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 11,183 (41% naturalized citizens)

El Dorado County:

7.2%
Whole state:

26.2%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,042
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,783
  • 1985 to 1989: 1,621
  • 1980 to 1984: 1,266
  • 1975 to 1979: 957
  • 1970 to 1974: 466
  • 1970 to 1974: 585
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,463

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.1%

El Dorado County marital status for males El Dorado County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 57,096
  • One, attached: 1,597
  • Two: 1,474
  • 3 or 4: 1,935
  • 5 to 9: 1,868
  • 10 to 19: 857
  • 20 or more: 2,078
  • Mobile homes: 4,209
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 164

Housing units in El Dorado County with a mortgage: 28,476 (4,302 second mortgage, 3,323 home equity loan, 129 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 7,209

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

79.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for El Dorado County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic23,2986
Evangelical Protestant16,53869
Other8,92830
Mainline Protestant2,93711
Orthodox3152
None129,042-
El Dorado County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
El Dorado County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
This county:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
El Dorado County:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
California:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 173
This county:

9.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
El Dorado County:

6.7%
California:

7.3%

Adult obesity rate:
El Dorado County:

19.9%
State:

21.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

17.9%

Agriculture in El Dorado County:

Average size of farms: 105 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $14,071
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2150.51
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 23.17%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.30%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,894
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.35%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 63.68%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $19,399
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.58%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.56
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.12%
Vegetables: 87 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 4,108 acres

Earthquake activity:

El Dorado County-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 770% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 142.0 miles away from El Dorado County center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 202.8 miles away from the county center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 135.6 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 132.0 miles away from the county center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 274.8 miles away from El Dorado County center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 141.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • CaliforniaAngora Fire, Incident Period: June 24, 2007 to July 1, 2007, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 24, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2700, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • CaliforniaSevere Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: March 29, 2006 to April 16, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1646): June 5, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1646, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • CaliforniaSevere Storms, Flooding, Mudslides, and Landslides, Incident Period: December 17, 2005 to January 3, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1628): February 3, 2006, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1628, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • CaliforniaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3248): September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3248, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • CaliforniaHollow Fire, Incident Period: July 14, 2004 to July 17, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 14, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2532, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • CaliforniaSevere Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 28, 1996 to April 1, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1155): January 4, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1155, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • CaliforniaSevere Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: February 13, 1995 to April 19, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1046): March 12, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1046, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • CaliforniaSevere Winter Storms, Flooding, Landslides, Mud Flows, Incident Period: January 3, 1995 to February 10, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1044): January 10, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1044, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Landslide, Flood
  • CaliforniaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: February 12, 1986 to March 10, 1986, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-758): February 21, 1986, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-758, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • CaliforniaDrought, Incident Period: January 20, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3023): January 20, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3023, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in El Dorado County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Landslides: 4, Fires: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (42%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • United Kingdom (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • India (2%)
  • El Salvador (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in El Dorado County (%):

  • German (15%)
  • English (13%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • Italian (7%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)

El Dorado County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 54,656 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 9,599 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,147 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 13 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 24 (0%)
  • Railroad: 5 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 97 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 123 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 244 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,570 (2%)
  • Other means: 418 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 4,215 (6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in El Dorado County, California in 2000:

  • 271 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 252 people in nursing homes
  • 250 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 62 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 41 people in state prisons
  • 40 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 38 people in other group homes
  • 21 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 18 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in halfway houses
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

People in group quarters in El Dorado County, California in 2010:

  • 329 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 292 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 244 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 233 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 150 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 145 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 114 people in state prisons
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 28 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 18 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $71,938.

6.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($61,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
California average:

5.03%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
El Dorado County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

4.84% relocated from other counties in California ($46,886 average AGI)
1.79% relocated from other states ($14,242 average AGI)
El Dorado County:

1.79%
California average:

1.68%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sacramento County, CA  2.00% ($65,387 average AGI)
from Placer County, CA  0.40% ($55,996)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.22% ($86,841)
from Douglas County, NV  0.20% ($29,227)
from Alameda County, CA  0.17% ($71,239)
from Contra Costa County, CA  0.16% ($92,922)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.15% ($136,000)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
California average:

5.12%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($429 average AGI)
El Dorado County:

0.05%
California average:

0.10%

4.81% relocated to other counties in California ($30,936 average AGI)
2.28% relocated to other states ($14,263 average AGI)
El Dorado County:

2.28%
California average:

1.74%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sacramento County, CA  2.11% ($46,329 average AGI)
to Placer County, CA  0.51% ($56,861)
to Douglas County, NV  0.28% ($43,367)
to San Diego County, CA  0.19% ($48,524)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.17% ($43,550)
to Washoe County, NV  0.15% ($53,633)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.14% ($56,989)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in El Dorado County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.4

Deaths per 1000 population in El Dorado County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in El Dorado County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in El Dorado County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in El Dorado County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 27,370 (23,367 aged, 4,003 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 4,229 (11%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in El Dorado County, California in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (2027)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1282)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (979)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (925)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (737)
  • Unspecified dementia (530)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (528)
  • Congestive heart failure (437)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (377)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (364)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 21.4. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 147.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 96.7
  • Poisoning - 25.7
  • Suffocation - 18.8
  • Other - 6.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 179,415
  • In family households: 152,575 (37,135 male householders, 12,583 female householders)
    40,272 spouses, 50,057 children (46,225 natural, 1,418 adopted, 2,414 stepchildren), 2,802 grandchildren, 1,252 brothers or sisters, 1,468 parents, 1,623 other relatives, 4,132 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 26,840 (10,259 male householders (7,357 living alone)), 10,246 female householders (8,143 living alone)), 6,335 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,643 (911 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 23,064 2-persons, 10,571 3-persons, 9,598 4-persons, 4,106 5-persons, 1,514 6-persons, 865 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 15,500 1-person, 4,114 2-persons, 601 3-persons, 198 4-persons, 56 5-persons, 23 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

29,716 married couples with children.
7,709 single-parent households (2,180 men, 5,529 women).

89.9% of residents of El Dorado County speak English at home.
6.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $700,617,000 ($4052 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $43,603,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $370,687,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $178,545,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $583,000
Federal grants: $80,390,000
Federal procurement contracts: $28,050,000 ($12,538,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $42,361,000 ($432,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $902,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $47,499,000
Federal Government insurance: $85,081,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 8,940
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

77 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,203
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

34 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,679
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+39 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +16,366
Here +93 per 1000 residents
State -18 per 1000 residents

Population growth in El Dorado County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 35.57 millions of gallons per day (21% from ground, 79% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.5

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 499
  • 2000 to 2004: 14,788
  • 1990 to 1999: 13,149
  • 1980 to 1989: 16,774
  • 1970 to 1979: 20,359
  • 1960 to 1969: 10,614
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,920
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,473
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,907
Rooms in houses/apartments in El Dorado County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 167
  • 2 rooms: 538
  • 3 rooms: 2,108
  • 4 rooms: 4,701
  • 5 rooms: 9,535
  • 6 rooms: 10,838
  • 7 rooms: 7,466
  • 8 rooms: 4,825
  • 9+ rooms: 3,855
  • 1 room: 714
  • 2 rooms: 1,863
  • 3 rooms: 2,757
  • 4 rooms: 4,176
  • 5 rooms: 2,728
  • 6 rooms: 1,530
  • 7 rooms: 727
  • 8 rooms: 291
  • 9+ rooms: 120
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in El Dorado County, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 253
  • 1 bedroom: 1,926
  • 2 bedrooms: 9,463
  • 3 bedrooms: 21,776
  • 4 bedrooms: 8,987
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,628
  • no bedroom: 945
  • 1 bedroom: 3,729
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,829
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,547
  • 4 bedrooms: 741
  • 5+ bedrooms: 115
Cars and other vehicles available in El Dorado County, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,027
  • 1 vehicle: 8,990
  • 2 vehicles: 20,380
  • 3 vehicles: 9,471
  • 4 vehicles: 2,782
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,383
  • no vehicle: 1,661
  • 1 vehicle: 6,643
  • 2 vehicles: 4,730
  • 3 vehicles: 1,309
  • 4 vehicles: 359
  • 5+ vehicles: 204

53% of El Dorado County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in California.

El Dorado County:

53.4%
State average:

52.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 97898
  • Northeast: 8213
  • Midwest: 16844
  • South: 8883
  • West: 12007

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $191,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in El Dorado County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (32.6%)
  • Utility gas (25.8%)
  • Electricity (20.1%)
  • Wood (18.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Utility gas (39.1%)
  • Electricity (28.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.2%)
  • Wood (11.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,427
Here:

7.2%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 564
Here:

5.5%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 650
Here:

8.2%
California:

15.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

El Dorado County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Federal Categorical Assistance Programs: $13,375,000
    Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $113,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $3,754,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $427,000
    Water Utilities: $8,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $41,797,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $36,183,000
    General - Other: $34,633,000
    Health - Other: $33,336,000
    Police Protection: $27,228,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,828,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,420,000
    Correctional Institutions: $16,612,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,259,000
    Financial Administration: $9,270,000
    Central Staff Services: $8,305,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,663,000
    Corrections - Other: $5,403,000
    General Public Buildings: $3,707,000
    Libraries: $2,564,000
    Water Utilities: $2,053,000
    Parks and Recreation: $869,000
    Air Transportation: $688,000
    Transit Utilities: $395,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $501,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,383,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $260,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,323,000
    Air Transportation: $1,416,000
    Police Protection: $351,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $280,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $251,000
    Regular Highways: $218,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $129,000
    Financial Administration: $102,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $74,000
    Health - Other: $73,000
    Correctional Institutions: $66,000
    Central Staff Services: $45,000
    Corrections - Other: $29,000
    General Public Building: $20,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $20,000
    Libraries: $15,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $125,991,000

El Dorado County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $24,508,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $4,860,000
    Air Transportation: $697,000
    Hospital Public: $528,000
    Regular Highways: $349,000
    Solid Waste Management: $166,000
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $8,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $6,350,000
    Education: $4,386,000
    Air Transportation: $1,277,000
    Housing and Community Development: $425,000
    General Local Government Support: $112,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $2,139,000
    All Other: $1,405,000
    Transit Utilities: $269,000
    Water Utilities: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $8,301,000
    Special Assessments: $6,712,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,014,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,645,000
    Rents: $85,000
    Sale of Property: $19,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $63,000
    Water Utilities: $47,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $36,871,000
    Education: $27,386,000
    All Other: $24,941,000
    Health and Hospitals: $15,733,000
    General Local Government Support: $11,977,000
    Highways: $11,227,000
    Transit Utilities: $61,000
    Water Utilities: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $72,379,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,688,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $5,349,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $3,021,000
    Other License: $1,686,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,670,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,444,000
    NEC: $403,000

El Dorado County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,956,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,369,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,732,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $145,000

El Dorado County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $211,710,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,306,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,900
  • Number of aged recipients: 382
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,518
  • Number of recipients under 18: 169
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,103
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 628
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,366
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,600
El Dorado County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

El Dorado County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 36 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED657$289,5341,211$301,7235,673$275,098311$188,6372$464,5001,119$263,776118$182,797
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED60$285,633176$300,278634$296,96524$94,9580$0132$270,16722$161,591
APPLICATIONS DENIED125$282,736240$265,4251,981$318,321159$141,0501$300,000385$265,45280$175,613
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN105$276,781157$302,3181,283$298,28782$180,4270$0174$276,55238$182,605
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$269,68241$246,488286$319,72418$164,9440$055$231,8913$65,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 33 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED105$288,87655$344,50920$245,9000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED34$347,79433$355,7885$262,6001$155,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$263,66725$346,0802$199,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$296,8009$375,4441$189,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$340,0001$315,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in El Dorado County, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John48775.3 years
Robert48273.3 years
William45176.2 years
Mary38179.8 years
James34573.9 years
George27076.8 years
Charles23476.2 years
Dorothy22880.8 years
Margaret20981.7 years
Helen20880.9 years
Most common last names in El Dorado County, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22478.0 years
Johnson16175.1 years
Brown9874.6 years
Williams9376.0 years
Miller9177.1 years
Jones9075.8 years
Wilson8777.9 years
Anderson8176.3 years
Davis7779.2 years
Martin7674.4 years
Businesses in El Dorado County, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven3Lane Furniture2
AT&T5Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware6Marriott3
Applebee's2MasterBrand Cabinets5
AutoZone2McDonald's6
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Motel 62
Baskin-Robbins3New Balance1
Best Western4Nike4
Big O Tires3Nissan1
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Burger King1Panda Express1
CVS7Payless1
Carl\s Jr.2Penske1
Circle K2Pier 1 Imports1
Cold Stone Creamery2Pizza Hut1
Curves2Quality2
DHL3Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack3
Decora Cabinetry1Rite Aid4
Dennys4Rodeway Inn1
FedEx27Safeway1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears2
GNC4Staples1
GameStop1Starbucks14
Goodwill6Subaru1
H&R Block5Subway16
Hilton1Super 81
Holiday Inn2T-Mobile2
Home Depot1T.J.Maxx1
Honda1Taco Bell5
Howard Johnson1Target1
IHOP1Toyota2
IZOD1True Value6
Jack In The Box1U-Haul12
Jamba Juice3UPS19
Jones New York5Verizon Wireless1
KFC3Vons5
Kmart2Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1

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